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Hot Hits

Blackbeard

Signature Theatre
Thru Jul. 7
Set sail with the most infamous pirate of all time in a riotous, rowdy high-seas adventure from the creators of The Witches of Eastwick, Brother Russia and The Fix.

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 18 – Sep. 7
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical!

Dear Evan Hansen

The Kennedy Center
Aug. 6 – Sep. 8
The deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.

L'homme Cirque

Strathmore
Jun. 27 – Jul. 7
Enter the magical world of David Dimitri.

Spunk

Signature Theatre
Thru Jun. 23
Glowing with wit, humor and energy, resonating with evocative staging and soulful music, three tales of survival are told in the key of the blues.

Queens of Egypt

National Geographic
Thru Sep. 2
This multisensory exhibition will bring you back in time some 3,500 years, to the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt.

Love's Labor's Lost

Folger Theatre
Thru Jun. 16
Shakespeare’s delicious comedy is full of foolish lovers and clowns, disguise, and the follies of love.

Betty Buckley in Hello Dolly!

The Kennedy Center
Thru Jul. 7
Tony Award®-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in Hello, Dolly!—the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year!”

Iyanla Vanzant

Strathmore
Wed. Jun 26
Iyanla Vanzant brings her Acts of Faith Remix Tour to Strathmore.

Columbia Pike Blues Festival

Columbia Pike & S. Walter Reed Drive
Riding a wave of accolades for his just-released CD Somebody Save Me (Forty Below Records) and the winner of the 2019 Blues Award ("Best Male Soul Blues Vocalist"), SUGARAY RAYFORD headlines the 24th Annual Columbia Pike Blues Festival.

Pilobolus

Strathmore
Tue. Jul 9
Pilobolus invites you to engage with childlike wonder at a show featuring classic and brand-new repertory—ranging from the silly to the surreal to the sublime.

DC JazzFest June 7-16, 2019

A mix of renowned jazz masters and emerging artists. 100+ bands, 300 artists, 40+ venues, 20 neighborhoods. Check here for ticketed & free events.

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